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is this a no brainer??

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Thinmint, May 17, 2010.

  1. Thinmint

    Thinmint LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    ive got the opportunity to buy a 7x14 tandem axel enclosed trailer all aluminum with a bunch of extras and ramp doors. retail they go for around 6500-7300

    a friend of mine bought it and just wants his money out from it (5grand)
    It has seen probably 2 trips home from the dealer distance wise.

    so does this look like a deal of a lifetime or should i go to a 6x12 with out all the goodies for less. (3g)

    it has a 300 dollar bike rack i could get rid of im sure as well.

  2. Thinmint

    Thinmint LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    the use of the trailer im not worried about....haha it saw the trip home from a buddy's...quads loaded in. then a trip to another friends storage after it was sold to him.

    this sale is only for me...not public...
  3. rcslawncare

    rcslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,684

    Sharp trailer, looks good! Got the money, go for it!!

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    id buy it if you got the money
  5. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    That is sharp, love those wheels!
  6. DoetschOutdoor

    DoetschOutdoor LawnSite Bronze Member
    from S. IL
    Messages: 1,818

    That sure is a nice trailer but 5k is too steep IMO. Again, helluva trailer with those wheels and smooth sides but too much for a 14'. Id pass.
  7. rustyj

    rustyj LawnSite Member
    Messages: 128

    I feel its to much
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  8. Thinmint

    Thinmint LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    for how big i plan on getting this is about the perfect size for me.
    ive got half paid for already and my dad thinks its a good idea for me to build credit. so i will pay off the rest over time. (Rather than just buying with cash your whole life he believes it will help when you actually need to buy a house or get some type of a loan).

    And again man....in a business like this...image is everything...i hate looking like every other guy with an open trailer
  9. Thinmint

    Thinmint LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    being all aluminum...its unessecary weight is reduced.
  10. rustyj

    rustyj LawnSite Member
    Messages: 128

    Then go for it
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